10-10-10 Officers investigate reported sexual assault under
UPDATE: Oct. 11, 2010 - Boise Police
continue to investigate a reported sexual assault that occurred
under the CApitol bridge on the greenbelt early yesterday morning.
The report came into Boise Police shortly after noon Sunday. The
attack reportedly occurred sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 3:00
a.m. Sunday morning.
Detectives have additional information
to alert the public as to the suspects description.
Updated suspect description:a light
skinned adult male, 40 - 50 years old with short hair and a full
beard, a "boney" facial appearance with "sunken" eyes. He was
wearing a black winter coat.
Boise, Oct. 10, 2010 - 9:45 p.m. Boise Police are
investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred beneath the
Capitol Blvd. Bridge sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 3 :00 a.m.
The victim, an adult female, tells officers
she was walking alone under the bridge when she was approached by a
man and assaulted.
The suspect is described as a light skinned adult
male, 40 - 50 years old with short hair and a full beard.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime
Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES
or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A
reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information
leading to the arrest of a criminal suspects
Additional Info:Because the sexual assault was
reported very near the campus of Boise State University, the
following e-mail was sent to the campus community. Please note some
of the details are updated in the above BPD release: THE SUSPECTS AGE 40 - 50 AND
THE TIME OF THE REPORTED ATTACK, BETWEEN 12:30 AND 3:00 A.M.
ARE UPDATED IN THE BPD RELEASE. The BSU alert contains
several very good precautions citizens are urged to take to
protect their personal safety.
E-mail sent by BSU to the campus community:
TIME WARNING, SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CAMPUS
On Oct. 10, 2010, the Boise Police
Department received a report of a sexual assault on the Greenbelt
under the Capitol Boulevard bridge between *1-3 a.m. on Sunday. The
female victim described the attacker as a Caucasian male,
*30-40 years old, wearing dark clothing. The male was
reported to have short dark hair and a full thick beard. This
matter is being investigated by the Boise Police
We encourage anyone with information
about this incident or any other possible crimes on or near campus
to report it to the University Security/Police Police Department
Substation at (208) 426-1453. Individuals can also report
anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling (208)
Boise State University maintains a
strong commitment to safety and security on campus. Thank you for
your participation in helping keep our campus safe.
As a reminder, here are a few general
· When walking, be aware of your
· Report suspicious activity or
individuals to University Security at (208) 426-1453, or for
emergencies call 9-1-1
· If possible, walk in pairs or groups and
try to stay in well lighted areas
· University Security/Boise Police
Department offers numerous crime prevention presentations and
training which include personal safety and sexual assault
Should you have any questions about this
communication, please call University Security/Boise Police
Department at (208) 426-1453.
*Updated info in the BPD
News Release above